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Taking the wheel in charitable giving

It’s safe to say that Capital City Motors are always in the driver’s seat when it comes to giving back! As trusted Ford and Mazda dealers, they’ve been our Charity Partners since 2017, generously providing two vehicles for our Foundation’s use. Last Friday was a hole-in-one kind of day at their Charity Golf Day at… Read more »

Wellington Lions: Scoring Smiles at Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital

After four long years, we were excited to welcome back some very special guests to Te Wao Nui children’s hospital today – our charity partner Wellington Rugby / Wellington Lions, ahead of their home game tomorrow! Players, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Billy Proctor, Losi Filipo, Dominic Bird and Pepesana Patafilo scored smiles with our young champs, and… Read more »

Together We Make a Difference!

Our Annual Street Appeal for Te Wao Nui regional children’s hospital is gearing up for an action-packed day on Saturday 30th September, and we need your help to make it a massive success! Any of us who have had the experience of a sick child who needs hospital treatment, knows how traumatic that can be…. Read more »

Precious gift for fragile premmies

As we observe World Breastfeeding Week, we also celebrate Pataka Miraka, the Mothers Milk Bank funded by Wellington Hospitals Foundation. The first of its kind in Wellington, this initiative has been a game-changer for premature and critically ill pēpē, offering them a fighting chance at a healthier and brighter future. The significance of donated breast… Read more »

Sharing a gift of warmth this winter

A big shoutout to Sophie, Charlotte, and Claire, Year 6 leaders at Chilton St James School for their heartwarming donation to our Jammies in June Appeal. Warm pyjamas might seem like a simple gesture, but respiratory conditions are a leading cause of acute winter hospital admissions for children. Our paediatric community nursing teams also frequently… Read more »

Kids helping kids!

Huge thanks to Y10 Scots College students Will W (pictured), Harry M and Eddie S who kindly donated a fabulous range of new toys and crafts for sick tamariki in Te Wao Nui this afternoon. Special thanks also to The Children’s Bookshop who were very generous in supporting their efforts. Ka pai tō mahi!

Wellington Hospitals Foundation Invests in Hi-Tech Medical Simulation Technology

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is thrilled to announce a significant investment in Hi-Tech Medical Simulation Technology for Wellington Regional Hospital. The use of patient simulators is recognised as an essential tool within medical education that greatly improves patient safety and emergency care.  The goal of the Simulation and Skills Centre is to improve health outcomes by… Read more »

Happy Birthday to us!

Happy Birthday to us! This month marks 18 years since Wellington Hospitals Foundation was established as the official charity and volunteer service for the hospitals served by Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district. This includes Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru and Hutt Hospitals, Te Wao Nui Child Health Service,… Read more »

Gala Ball a huge success for Te Wao Nui children’s hospital!

Wellington Hospitals Foundation, official charity for Wellington’s Te Wao Nui, was again delighted to be selected alongside another very worthy charity, for the Celebrate Wellington Gala Ball and Charity Auction, to open this month’s Eat Drink Play Festival in Wellington. This was a spectacular evening – a fabulous fusion of fine wine, dining, high fashion,… Read more »